The International College of Surgeons – United States Section (ICSUS) is proud to support the pursuit of humanitarian efforts conducted by its Fellows a well as other humanitarian organizations with whom our Fellows work. Funding is available to support worthy global surgery projects. Fellows are encouraged to apply for this funding through our grant application process.
Applications for grant support should be detailed and include an itemized budget for the amount requested. Funding can support a variety of project expenses such as:
1. Non-surgeon team member travel expenses (Resident, PA, RN, OR tech, etc.)
2. Purchase of medical supplies and medications that cannot be obtained through donations.
3. Shipping costs for project supplies (equipment, medications, surgical instruments, etc.)
Please note that applications should be submitted at least three months prior to the planned activity.
Questions can be directed to:
ICSUS Executive Director
Click HERE to download a PDF of the grant application.
Click HERE to download and review the rules, policies and guidelines for participants who are engaging in Humanitarian Projects funded, sanctioned or run by the ICSUS.
The following projects have recently been supported by the International College of Surgeons – United States Section
CardiacEye International Foundation (CEIF +) mission to Taraz, Kazakhstan, March 2018
Dr. Wickii Vigneswaran mission to Sri Lanka, November 2017 *
World Surgical Foundation (WSF #) mission to Calabar, Nigeria, November 2017
CEIF mission to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, March 2017
WSF mission to the Philippines, February 2016
CEIF mission to Ile Ife, Nigeria, April / May 2016
Dr. George Kuzycz mission to Ukraine, May 2016 *
CEIF mission to Lahore, Pakistan, February 2015
CEIF mission to Kenya, Africa, September 2014
* These projects were planned by the individual ICSUS Fellows noted with no other group affiliation.
+ Dr. Maqsood Elahi is the founder of CEIF, the project planner for each CEIF mission and an ICSUS Fellow
# Dr. Domingo Alvear is the founder of WSF, the project planner for each WSF mission and an ICSUS Fellow